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Political Economy [clear]

Examine the causes of social inequality. Explore the connections between politics, economics and popular culture. Seek alternatives and study the history of movements for change.

Political Economy is a social science that asks, “Who has what?” “Who does what kinds of work?” and “How did it get to be that way?”

At Evergreen, classes in Political Economy study the ways that the US and global economies have been organized and reorganized. Students ask how systems of economic and political power operate and how they are changed. Perhaps you want to understand the relationship between democracy and capitalism. Maybe you want to understand how social movements have challenged domination based on race, social class and gender. If so, you’ll find this approach rewarding.

At Evergreen, you can study the history of empires, past and present, in structuring the global economy. You’ll examine food systems and agriculture in the US and internationally. You’ll look at the role that mass media plays in our social relationships. You’ll learn how social change has occurred in the past so you can be a more effective agent of change. Finally, you can explore alternative visions for economies and societies that promote justice and environmental sustainability.

Title   Offering Standing Credits When F W S Su
Steven Niva and Peter Bohmer
Signature Required: Winter 
  Program SO–SR 16 Day F 13 W 14
Amaia Martiartu
  Course FR–SR 4 Weekend S 14
Thuy Vu
  Course FR–SR 4 Evening S 14
Tom Womeldorff and Alice Nelson
  Program FR–SR 16 Day F 13
David Shaw
Signature Required: Spring 
  Program FR–SR 16 Day W 14 S 14
Thomas Rainey and John Baldridge
  Program SO–SR 8 Evening and Weekend W 14 S 14
Karen Gaul, Rita Pougiales and Julie Russo
  Program FR–SR 8, 16 Day F 13 W 14 S 14
Jose Gomez
  Program FR–SR 12 Day, Evening and Weekend Su 14 Full
Rita Pougiales
  Program FR–SR 8 Day Su 14 Session I
Peter Bohmer
  Program FR–SO 16 Day S 14
John Filmer
Signature Required: Winter 
  Program SO–SR 16 Day F 13 W 14 S 14
Jeanne Hahn
  Program JR–SR 16 Day F 13
Elizabeth Williamson
  Program FR–SR 4, 8, 16 Day and Evening Su 14 Full
Paul Pickett
  Course FR–GR 2, 4 Evening Su 14 Session I
Jon Davies and Zahid Shariff
  Program SO–SR 16 Day W 14
Lawrence Mosqueda
Signature Required: Fall 
  Contract SO–SR 16 Day F 13
Cheri Lucas-Jennings
Signature Required: Fall 
  Contract SO–SR 16 Day and Evening F 13
Amy Cook and Ralph Murphy
  Program FR–SO 16 Day F 13 W 14
Kathleen Eamon
  Program FR–SR 8 Day Su 14 Session I
Kathleen Eamon and Trevor Speller
  Program JR–SR 16 Day F 13 W 14
Michael Vavrus
  Course FR–GR 4 Day Su 14 Session I
Lawrence Mosqueda and Michael Vavrus
Signature Required: Spring 
  Program SO–SR 16 Day W 14 S 14
Michael Vavrus and Jon Davies
  Program SO–SR 16 Day F 13
Lori Blewett
  Program FR–SR 8 Evening W 14
Tom Womeldorff, Catalina Ocampo and Alice Nelson
  Program FR–SR 16 Day W 14
Peter Dorman
  Program JR–SR 16 Day F 13 W 14 S 14
Douglas Schuler
  Program FR–SR 8, 12 Evening and Weekend F 13 W 14 S 14
Jon Davies
  Program FR–SR 16 Day S 14
Stephanie Kozick
  SOS SO–SR 16 Day F 13 W 14 S 14
Anthony Zaragoza
  Course FR–SR 4 Day Su 14 Session II
  Course FR–SR 4 Evening Su 14 Session I
Dan Leahy
  Program FR–SR 8 Day Su 14 Session II
Anthony Zaragoza and Savvina Chowdhury
  Program FR ONLY 16 Day F 13 W 14 S 14
David Wolach
  Course FR–SR 4 Evening and Weekend W 14